Thai festivals

Inked in Thailand: Sak Yant Festival

Inked in Thailand: Sak Yant Festival

At Thailand's Wat Bong Phra temple, thousands come out to see the master tattooist monks in action at this annual -- and painful -- event
Phi Ta Khon: A sexually charged festival haunted by long-nosed ghosts

Phi Ta Khon: A sexually charged festival haunted by long-nosed ghosts

This annual masked festival might not be Thailand’s wildest, but its appendages are certainly the most colorful. Never mind that it’s in lovely Loei
Gallery: Ditch those steaks. The Bangkok Vegetarian Festival is underway

Gallery: Ditch those steaks. The Bangkok Vegetarian Festival is underway

For 10 days Bangkok is awash in yellow flags as Thais of Chinese origin go full vegan
Gallery: Shocking rituals of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Gallery: Shocking rituals of the Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Get ready for another round of PETA-friendly self-mutilation
Crazy, beautiful and just plain wacky: 9 fantastic Thailand festivals

Crazy, beautiful and just plain wacky: 9 fantastic Thailand festivals

Thailand’s annual masked festival is coming up in Loei. What better reason to look at the country’s unique celebrations?
Gallery: Thailand's wildest event, the Bun Bangfai rocket festival

Gallery: Thailand's wildest event, the Bun Bangfai rocket festival

A look at the seven essential components of this explosive northeast Thailand tradition, set to blast off this weekend
iReport: Wet and wild Songkran memories

iReport: Wet and wild Songkran memories

We asked CNNGo readers for their best shots of the Thai new year madness. Here are some of the highlights
iReport: We want your craziest Songkran photos and videos

iReport: We want your craziest Songkran photos and videos

Celebrating the Thai new year? Here’s a chance to record the wet and wild chaos -- if you dare -- and share it with the world
Goddesses and peanut brittle: This year, celebrate Songkran in supernatural style

Goddesses and peanut brittle: This year, celebrate Songkran in supernatural style

The Thai New Year isn't just an excuse to have a giant water fight. Here's a look at its gory, cosmic roots
A quick guide to Songkran 2011 in Thailand

A quick guide to Songkran 2011 in Thailand

Where to splash, where to catch some culture and where to stay if you want to avoid the madness completely
Gallery: Lopburi’s annual monkey feast sparks a feeding frenzy

Gallery: Lopburi’s annual monkey feast sparks a feeding frenzy

As tradition dictates, the macaque-infested Thai town laid out thousands of kilos of treats for the hungry little creatures to devour
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